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H Leavis, 19 - 23 Regent Street

20 (5) Regent Street

History of 20 Regent Street

1851:

Francis P Fenner

Francis P Fenner, 40 tobacconist, b Cambridge  [This is the same as Francis P Fenner, the cricketer who founded Fenner’s].

Mary W, 34, b Chatteris

Emma L, 10, b Cambridge

Frances M, 6, b Cambridge

Ellen J, 3, b Cambridge

Eliza, sister, 41, milliner, b Cambridge

Sarah Clayter, 19, servant, b Fulbourn

Eliza Cornwell, 16, servant, b Cambridge

In 1861 the Fenner family were in Emmanuel Road.

Romilly’s editor adds a note for the diarist’s entry of 21st April 1854:

F P Fenner played his first match at Lords in 1832 and cricket for Cambridge town club for 23 years after that. he kept a tobacconist’s and grocery shop (with which he managed to incorporate a gymnasium) at 6 [sic] Market Hill until 1863.

See ‘Fenner’s Men Cambridgeshire Cricket 1822-48’ by Willie Sugg (2009)

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1861:

John Bradford

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1871: ?

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1881: ?

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1891: (5)

Stained Glass Works

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1901: ?

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1911: ?

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1913:

Leavis Pianoforte workshop

William H Constable, stained glass works

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1964:

Cyril Ridgeon and Sons, builder’s merchants

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